Roger Sappington

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Higher Up

Looking, Living, and Longing for the Life To Come

by David Daniels and Roger Sappington on


Christians are strangers in this world and, therefore, don’t look like this world. Our alien disposition can invite suffering, the consequence of being aligned with Jesus rather than our culture. In his letter to a church under pressure, the Apostle Peter encourages God’s people to live surprising, Christ-centered, and Kingdom-oriented lives as they look forward to the glory to come. Through the important book of 1 Peter, the church today is reminded that we are not of this world and must look, live, and long for a life that is "higher up."
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Hallowed Hamstrings and Divine Dumbbells

How Exercise Can Be Spiritual

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The human body is an amazing gift provided to us by our Creator to enjoy and to use for his service. One of the best ways for us to steward this incredible vessel is to exercise. Here are four ways you can honor God with your exercise.

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Openhanded

Releasing Our Grip On What Grips Us

by David Daniels and Roger Sappington on


The more tightly we hold onto our money, the more tightly it holds onto us. Biblical generosity is a charge for all disciples of Jesus so that we might accomplish by faith the mission God has given to us. Rediscover four basic principles in Scripture that will help you escape the trap of tightfistedness and encourage you to live more open-handedly. 
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A Gospel Response to the Conflict in Israel

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As we encounter horrific situations such as the current conflict in Israel, we often ask, “How I do respond?” This question can become even more challenging when we try to sort through all of the complexities in this situation. However, sometimes the simplest responses are the ones that most honor the Lord. 

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Leading Your Kids to Flourish

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How can we encourage our children to live in such a way that they experience God’s greatest blessings? Though the Lord provides no failproof promises for such a result, he gives us some principles to follow to lead our kids to a life of flourishing.